In this heartwarming holiday story, a Christmas penguin's wish comes true when he helps Santa recover a bag of toys.
"Dear Santa,"wrote Rollie,
"I know penguins don't fly.
But I sure wish that I
could give it a try."
Rollie the penguin has a special Christmas wish: He wants to be able to fly! On Christmas Eve, Santa asks him to help deliver the toys. But when a bag falls from the sleigh, Santa fears that the bag is lost forever.
Then Rollie "flies" through the water and retrieves the bag of toys. Santa is proud of Rollie, and Rollie realizes that penguins do indeed fly--in their own special way.
Mary Packard is a published adapter, author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Mary Packard include The Story of Christmas, Animal Planet The Most Extreme Predators (Animal Planet Extreme Animals), Goliath Beetle: One of the World's Heaviest Insects (Supersized!), and Working Horses (Horse Power).